Top things to do in Maseru

Top Choice International in Maseru

Sky Restaurant

Maseru's best new restaurant sits atop the Mpilo Boutique Hotel, dishing out Basotho favourites such as cured venison carpaccio, whole local trout and slow-braised oxtail. The wine list is exquisite and the mountain…
Top Choice International in Maseru

No.7 Restaurant

Attached to the NGO Kick4Life and its hotel, No.7 pumps its profits back into Kick4Life’s charitable work and the team includes young locals training for a career in hospitality. The restaurant is a stylish spot wit…
International in Maseru


The chandeliers and cloth napkins are the only signs of pretence in the wholly down-to-earth restaurant at Lancer's Inn hotel, popular with aid workers and local business folk. The globetrotting menu offers Chinese …
Club in Maseru


Maseru's top nightlife spot is sandwiched between the Maseru Mall and a children's carnival area, and there's good times to be had here. The divey main bar hosts karaoke every Thursday, and the VIP room lures all ma…
Italian in Maseru

Primi Piatti

From the mouth-watering Italian food to the enthusiastic service to the delicious craft cocktails, the stars align at this outpost of the Cape Town–based restaurant chain. The pizzas are as phenomenal as the wine li…
International in Maseru

Piri Piri

This restaurant does Portuguese, Mozambican and South African dishes, including steaks, seafood, feijoada (a traditional Portuguese stew) and piri-piri chicken. Choose between romantic, low-lit rooms and a gazebo in…
Sports in Maseru

Roof of Africa

This annual motorbike race is one of the world's toughest off-road endurance events, challenging contestants to ride hundreds of kilometres through the Lesotho highlands. It takes place in late November or early Dec…
Mall in Maseru

Maseru Mall

Built in 2012, this glitzy mall contains upscale restaurants, several banks and ATMs, a Shoprite, a Woolworths, a nightclub and even a small children's amusement park. It is essentially the social hub of Maseru.
Arts & Crafts in Maseru

Basotho Hat

More expensive than elsewhere in Lesotho, but convenient and well stocked with two floors of quality crafts from across the country. Credit cards are accepted and it's a low-pressure shopping environment.
Bar in Maseru

Lancer’s Inn

This modern hotel bar is a comfortable city-centre retreat.